• outdoor
    Osprey's picks for your own Grand Tour
    27 Jun 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The world's biggest cycling event is just around the corner. Twenty-one stages, starting this year in Brussels and covering the entire length of France. Riders need to be able to go the distance over stages ranging from fast and flat to mountains and time trials. As the most famous endurance race in cycling, the stages inevitably travel across...
  • outdoor
    Why you should be heading to the Wainrights
    13 May 2019
    Looking for some inspiration? We asked Salomon ambassador and self-proclaimed #InstagramSocialSecretary Adventurer Nic why she loves the Wainrights. What are the Wainwrights? The Wainwrights are a classification of fell in the Lake District . They are named after Alfred Wainwright , a fell walker and guidebook writer who produced a set of guides...
  • outdoor
    Climb every mountain - an interview with adventurer Jo Bradshaw
    03 Apr 2019
    From sofa surfer to adventurer. We catch up with Osprey ambassador Jo Bradshaw about her achievements so far and why she loves the outdoors. Describe what you do for a living I’m an Outdoor Instructor and adventurer with public speaking thrown in for good measure too! Basically, I get to be outdoors most of the time, teaching DofE students...
  • outdoor
    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Föhn
    03 Apr 2019
    There are some moments in life that make you stop in your tracks. Where time stands still, and everything is perfect. It’s these moments that newly launched technical outdoor brand, Föhn loves to celebrate. Föhn make versatile, multi-sport kit for the adventurous, the opportunists and the trailblazers. Their clothing is rooted in technical...
  • Challenge
    YOU CAN: David Pearson
    02 Feb 2019
    Fifty. For many of us, it's a milestone we'll want to remember. A holiday of a lifetime, a gathering of all of our family and friends, a dream purchase... With only three years left of his 40s, David Pearson came up with a more unusual way to mark the big five-o. Fifty challenges before fifty. David had always been active in his youth. He...
  • outdoor
    School night adventure
    14 Jan 2019
    Jenny Tough is an adventurer who loves fast and light expeditions and has run, trekked, cycled, skied, paddled, and sailed across every continent. It's not all about travel to far-flung places though. Even in London there could be a micro adventure just around the corner where you can disconnect from the pressures of the city as Jenny recently...
  • outdoor
    How to find the perfect Osprey pack this Christmas
    11 Dec 2018
    Still struggling to choose the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. We’ve pulled together our best backpack recommendations from Osprey Europe . For the versatile hiker The Skarab and women’s specific Skimmer are the ideal daypacks for those who love to get outdoors but need the versatility of something they can use...
  • outdoor
    5 stocking fillers the adventurer in your life will love
    22 Nov 2018
    Whether you’re buying for committed outdoor adventurers or you want to treat your loved ones to some little luxuries to keep them warm on those festive family walks, we’ve got you covered. Here’s Wiggle’s top stocking-fillers for lovers of the great outdoors, all under $50. Shop outdoor gifts at Wiggle Craghoppers NosiLife...
  • outdoor
    What happened at Wills and Connor's first OMM
    20 Nov 2018
    The official race report claimed temperatures as low as minus twelve. There were blizzards. There was mud. The 51st edition of the OMM is done. Held on the last weekend of October to guarantee challenging weather, this is not for the faint hearted. And yet people just keep on coming back for more. This year saw 2000 participants take to the Black...
  • outdoor
    Five tips for tackling the OMM
    03 Oct 2018
    The key to success at the OMM ( Original Mountain Marathon ) is planning. The organisers provide an official kit list - make sure you have the essentials well in advance. We asked Wiggle runner and OMM veteran Will Pakes-Geddes to share his pearls of wisdom on what else you need to consider: Pack light Think minimal kit. It’s only one night...

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